The number of people from Berkshire who have died in hospital having tested positive for coronavirus has risen by 38.

The latest figures from NHS England show the total number deaths of those under the care of three Berkshire NHS trusts has reached 606.

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These figures are as of 4PM, September 17.

Back in July 8, the total number of deaths from coronavirus were 568.

It comes after there were 67 new coronavirus deaths over the weekend.

Across the UK, 43,646 have died having tested positive for Covid-19 this year.

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Latest NHS England figures show 377 people who have tested positive for Covid-19 have died under the care of Frimley Health NHS Foundation trust - which runs Wexham Park Hospital, Frimley Park and Heatherwood Hospital.

The last recorded death was on October 13.

A total of 209 people have died in hospital having tested positive for coronavirus, under the care of the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

The trust is in charge of the Royal Berkshire Hospital as well as several other community bases such as West Berkshire Community Hospital in Newbury, and Townlands Hospital in Henley.

The last recorded death was on October 16.

20 people under the care of Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have died, according to NHS England.

The last recorded death was in May 1.

This trust runs services across several sites including wards at Wokingham community Hospital, wards at West Berkshire Community Hospital, and Prospect Park Hospital.

The figures do not define which hospital the deaths relate to, and only relate to those who have died in hospital and had tested positive for coronavirus.

All data is subject to updates as more results come in from post-mortems.

The number of recorded coronavirus cases in Bracknell Forest increased by 29 over the weekend, official figures show.

Public Health England figures show that 689 people had been confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19 by 4pm on Sunday, October 18 in Bracknell Forest, up from 660 the same time on Thursday.

The health body is now including Pillar 2 tests – those carried out by commercial partners – alongside Pillar 1 tests, which are analysed in NHS or PHE laboratories and which made up the first stage of the Government's mass testing programme.

The rate of infection in Bracknell Forest now stands at 562 cases per 100,000 people, far lower than the England average of 1,039.